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Finger Lakes Pinot Noir Tag

01 Feb Starting the new vintage…

As the bountiful harvest from the 2013 vintage rest in the cellar, we begin to prepare with anticipation for what 2014 will offer us.  In this viticultural environment, the grape variability from year to year is truly dependent on what mother nature provides.  A warmer...

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02 Apr The Start of the Season

  One of the first signs of season for the vine is the movement of sap.  Stored in the trunk throughout the winter, the pruning cuts stimulate those juices moving upward.  The vine wounds naturally heal themselves (but draw plenty of activity from the insect community)...

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01 Jul Ongoing Vineyard Tasks

Next on the lineup in the vineyard:  shoot tucking, leaf removal, and weed removal. Shoot Tucking: Both sides of the trellis now have three catch wires for the shoots to climb up into the canopy. More frequently than not, the shoots miss the next catch wire and...

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